Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

File photo of a garda car Alamy Stock Photo
Dawson Street

Man in critical condition after assault in Dublin city early this morning

Another man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are investigating a serious assault that occurred in the city in the early hours of this morning.

An altercation occurred between two men on Dawson Street at around 1.45am.

One man, aged in his early 20s, was removed from the scene to St James’s Hospital with serious injuries. He was transferred to Beaumont Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

A second man, aged in his early 30s, was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under section four of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at a garda station in south Dublin.

The scene of the assault is currently preserved and a technical examination will take place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward. Any road users with video footage (including dashcam footage) are asked to make this available to gardaí.

Anyone who was in the vicinity of Dawson Street this morning between 1.30am and 2am has been asked to contact gardaí at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.